Guest Profile: G. Brian Benson
G. Brian Benson is a multiple award-winning author, speaker, actor, musician, entrepreneur, workshop facilitator, finisher of over 50 triathlons (including 4 Ironman distance races), cross-country bicyclist, inspirational poet and committed advocate of helping others be the best that they can be.
Having authored five books, (Brian's List and the eBooks The Art of Balance, Onward and Upward, Cave Man No More! and Discover Your True Self),Benson is now completing a sixth self-improvement title, If Brian Can Do It, I Can Do It!. His first book Brian's List - 26 1/2 Easy To Use Ideas On How To Live A Fun, Balanced, Healthy Life! was the winner of a 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Award in the Self-Help category. It was also an Award-Winning Finalist in the Self-Help Motivational Category of the National Best Books 2009 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News.
Benson is currently working on a movie short filmed in downtown Reno called Guitar Man with the intention of having it picked up by Spiritual Cinema Circle. The movie was written by Brian with the idea of sharing the message that everyone has stories and that they all are valuable. It tells the story of a down on his luck delta blues guitar player who plays for money at night on the streets of Reno. Stayed tuned for a trailer!
Brian considers himself an everyman who has learned how to trust his intuition and listen to his heart which has led him to follow his goals and dreams and make them reality! He believes that living a balanced and centered lifestyle combined with a loving acceptance and belief in yourself is key to speeding up the process of attaining and accomplishing all of your goals and dreams. Things come much easier and flow much more readily when we are in balance.
A graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in Worksite Health Promotion, as well as CTA (Coach Training Alliance), Benson lives in Reno, Nevada. In his free time he enjoys hiking, creative endeavors, acting, improv, sports, movies, travel, writing, hanging out with his son and playing the delta blues on his guitar.